Over 80 staff from energy utilities, government agencies, solution providers, and other industry allies have already registered for the 15th Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange. See who has already registered at www.utilityexchange.org/15th-exchange-look-whos-connecting.
The Exchange begins on Tuesday, September 21 with eight 90-minute online exchanges presented over four half-day sessions. Each exchange will include brief prepared remarks, interactive discussion in smaller, randomly-assigned breakouts, and then a larger group conversation with all participants. Session topics will include:
- Silo-Busting Collaboration, Partnership, and Innovation Development
- Equity and Income-Qualified Program Considerations
- Consumer Engagement with Communication Strategies and Tactics That Work
- Energy Efficiency: Swipe Right or Left
- Electric Vehicles: Driving Change in the Utility
- Beneficial Electrification as a Paradigm Shift
- Distributed Energy Resources: Feeling unDER the Stress
- Evolution of Utility Leadership in Business Models/Markets
The agenda format has been adjusted this year to encourage more online interaction. Each session will follow this format:
- Presentations: up to three 15-minute live case study presentations related to a central topic. Attendees will be encouraged to type questions/issues in chat for further discussion.
- Breakout Groups: up to 30 minutes of breakout group discussion with randomly-assigned attendees facilitated by session presenters. Attendees will be encouraged to add their perspective and explore common challenges/opportunities related to the topic.
- Wrap-up Discussion: up to 15 minutes to reconvene the full group to allow session presenters to report-out on key takeaways from the breakout discussion and respond to insights shared in the typed chat throughout the session.
To view the full agenda and register, visit www.utilityexchange.org/15th-rmue-conference.
About the Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange: Every Fall for the past 15 years, the Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange has facilitated a networking and professional development conference for staff representatives of energy and water utilities serving Colorado and neighboring states who are responsible for the design and delivery of customer-centric utility programs, including resource efficiency, load management/growth, distributed energy, and customer/member service operations. This event attracts utility and government staff as well as trade allies that provide products and services to support utility programs. The agenda focuses on utility best practices, case studies, and lessons learned.
About UtilityExchange.org: UtilityExchange.org is a closely-held private corporation that produces tbe Rocky Mountain Utility Exchange to help utilities and other organizations think strategically about industry-related initiatives and develop tactical action plans. Learn more at www.utilityexchange.org